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Batman & Robin (1997)

PG-13 | | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | 20 June 1997 (USA)
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Batman & Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City.

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Batman and Robin are back working side-by-side to stop the villains of Gotham City, but is there tension appearing between them, especially when one villainess who calls herself Poison Ivy can make anyone fall in love with her...literally. Along with Poison Ivy, the icy Mr. Freeze is freezing anything which gets in his way from achieving his goal. Written by FilmFanUk

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Strength. Courage. Honor. And loyalty. On June 20, it ALL comes together...

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Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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Rated PG-13 for strong stylized action and some innuendos | See all certifications »

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Batman 4  »

Box Office

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$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$42,872,606 (USA) (20 June 1997)

Gross:

$107,285,004 (USA) (19 September 1997)
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Trivia

Barbara Wilson was not actually Alfred's niece in earlier drafts, but instead the daughter of his childhood friend. She would still consider him an "uncle". See more »

Goofs

Barbara turns to react to Bruce's line, "Oxbridge Academy, Alfred's alma mater" a split second before Bruce actually says the line. Time index 00:30:38. See more »

Quotes

Pamela Isley/Poison Ivy: Mammals, a day of reckoning is coming. That's right, the same plants and flowers that saw you crawl from the primordial soup will reclaim the planet. And there will be no-one to protect you.
Gossip Gerty: You must be new in town. In Gotham City, Batman and Robin protect us... even from plants and flowers.
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Crazy Credits

The opening Warner Bros. logo re-shapes itself to form an ice-covered Batman logo. See more »

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Referenced in Honest Trailers: The Dark Knight (2012) See more »

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Lazy Eye
Written by Johnny Rzeznik (as John Rzeznik)
Produced by Sean Slade & Paul Q. Kolderie
Performed by Goo Goo Dolls (as Goo Goo Dolls)
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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Uncalled for, overrated and idiotic
13 August 2000 | by (Mexico City) – See all my reviews

I know that there has to be some justice in this life, so everyone will pay for their sins and crimes someday. I shudder when I think what will happen to Joel Schumacher for killing the "Batman" franchise.

"Batman", the best of the series, was a dark, psychotic and complex movie with over the top acting and settings. The Batmobile was beautiful, as were the sets. The movie was forceful and interesting. "Batman Returns" shared some of the traits of its predecessor while adding more lunacy to the mix. It did suffer from the lack of top of the line talent (Jack Nicholson).

And then Mr. Schumacher ruined everything.

"Batman Forever" is a shame of a movie, but NOTHING compared to what this piece of garbage is. Since its from the same series, there is no excuse for the director to run wild and away from the spirit of the originals, in which a sad soul has to fight crime in order to mantain sanity. In Schumacher movies, Batman has to have the coolest cars, to kiss the most beautiful girls and to have a lot of fun while doing this. The first 2 movies acknowledged that killing or hurting people was a conscious choice which was painfully taken by Batman; in the last 2 it is as if violence was fun and part of Batman´s life.

There are so many wrong things about this film it is useless to count them. But there are two things that are an insult to every film goer: the Batmobile is reduced to a clownmobile, and Batman´s suit has NIPPLES in it. What a disgrace of a movie. This doesn't even qualify as "so bad it is good". This is merely "so bad it is bad".


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